The Association Negotiations Update – October 18, 2019

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October 18, 2019

Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry.

Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.

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Raffle Winners from Solidarity Day!

October 17, 2019 Helena Thornton 0

Hourly Drawing Winners:

11:00 am – Louis Gilmore

12:00 pm – Donald Kuraur 

1:00 pm – Helena Lima 

2:00 pm – Joe Lukewitz 

3:00 pm – Frank Ortiz  

4:00 pm – Skip Bryce 

5:00 pm- Donna Barnett 

6:00 pm – Chris Johnson 

All winners received a gift card….

Again, thank you to everyone who came out for Food, Fun and Unity…Hope to see you at the next Business Meeting November 14th, 2019 at Noon….

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Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – October 15, 2019

October 15, 2019 Admin 0

October 15, 2019

Negotiations resumed October 8 -10, 2019 at Southwest Airlines Headquarters Dallas, Texas. This week an agreement in principle was reached with Article Twenty-Five (Profit Sharing/401K). Progress with discussions focused around Articles Five (Classifications) and Six (Hours of Service).

Future session dates are scheduled for November 6 – 8 and November 12 -14, 2019 in Dallas. Your solidarity and support are appreciated. Please go to our website at www.iamdl142.org and sign up for email updates to get the latest updates on negotiations.

Fraternally,

April Butler   Kenny Champagne    Carrie Lessley    Jessica Morris
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The Association Negotiations Update – October 11, 2019

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October 11, 2019

Negotiations continued in Washington, DC this week. Some progress continues to be made and the negotiating committees were briefed. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry.

Additional dates are scheduled for next week. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.

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Southwest Airlines Contract Negotiations Update – October 7, 2019

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October 7, 2019

Negotiations took place the week of September 30, 2019 at Southwest Airlines Headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The week started with discussions resulting in an Agreement in Principle with the following Articles: Ten (Part-Time Employees); Thirteen (Sick and Occupational Injury Pay) and Twenty-Four (Group Insurance). The company presented Article Twenty Five (Profit Sharing/401K) which ended the week working with this article.

Your Negotiating Committee’s next session with the Company will be next week October 8 -10, 2019. Your solidarity and support are appreciated.

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Reminder: Solidarity Day October 12 at the Local Lodge!

October 8, 2019 Admin 0

Reminder:

All Victory Lodge 1725 Members in good standing are invited (and encouraged) to come by our local on October 12, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM for Solidarity Day.

This event is for you the members to fellowship with one another and have a fun day with your families. Food will be catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q. There will be Live Music, fun and games, bounce houses and face painting for the kids.

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Victory Lodge 1725 Wins PR Latta Award at NC AFL-CIO Convention

September 30, 2019 Admin 0

The NC AFL-CIO kicked off its 62nd Annual Convention in Charlotte, Thursday, Sept. 19. The two-day convention brought together labor, community, and political leaders from across North Carolina to discuss ways to fight for a better future through organizing efforts, political power, and community building.

One of the highlights of the convention each year is the presentation of the PR Latta Award for outstanding service to the labor movement. The award is named after PR Latta, a longtime labor leader with the Communications Workers of America who passed away in 2014 at the age of 95.

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The Association Negotiations Update – September 27, 2019

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September 27, 2019

Negotiations continued at the National Mediation Board offices in Washington, DC this week. Some progress on issues other than Scope, Retirement, Healthcare and Wages was made. Your Executive Negotiators remain committed to achieving the best contract in the industry.

The Mediators scheduled additional dates at the Mediation Board offices October 8 through October 10. We are hopeful progress continues and increases at the next meeting.

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Solidarity Day! October 12 at the Local Lodge

September 23, 2019 Admin 0

All Victory Lodge 1725 Members in good standing are invited (and encouraged) to come by our local on October 12, 2019 from 10 AM to 6 PM for Solidarity Day.

This event is for you the members to fellowship with one another and have a fun day with your families. Food will be catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q. There will be Live Music, fun and games and face painting for the kids.

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The Association Negotiations Update – September 20, 2019

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September 20, 2019

Federally-mediated negotiations between the TWU-IAM Association and American Airlines continued this week in Washington, D.C. At the request of the NMB, the parties have agreed to keep details of our discussions confidential.

The National Mediation Board scheduled negotiations to continue next week in Washington, and we are hopeful that progress is made then.

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